σατράπης

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Iranian *xšaθra-pā/ă- (literally kingdom-protector),[1] which is cognate with Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā); see there for more.

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σατράπης (satrápēsm (genitive σατράπου); first declension

  1. a satrap, title of a Persian viceroy or governor of a province
  2. In general, of any governor or lord

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